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STARDATE: 3198.4, ON APPROACH TO ORGANIA, 1248 HRS FST
THE GREAT PRIZE:
“Captain, the automatic deflector screen just popped on. Body approaching.” The navigator looked to his console, already knowing the information the captain would need.
“Configuration, Mister Sulu.” The captain of the Federation’s flag ship already knew who it was.
The first volley hit the Enterprise in her forward deflector shields. The ship rocked violently as multiple blows rained down on the vessel. The internal dameners struggled to maintain the gravity .
“Phaser banks, lock on. Return fire!” Despite his concern, Captain James T. Kirk maintained his composure and issued his commands to the crew. Everyone knew their job and knew thier chance of survival were far greater with Kirk in command.
Another volley of fire raked the Enterprise even as she struck back at the opposing vessel.
“Maintain firing rate! One hundred percent dispersal pattern.” The powerful phasers struck out again and again, even as the ship was buffeted further.
Suddenly there was a flash on the screen and the attack ended.
“We’ve hit him, Captain. He’s hurt.” the first officer announced.
But Kirk was more worried for his own ship and crew. Even a wounded animal could be dangerous. “Damage control, report to the first officer.” he announced throughout the ship.
“Captain, the other ship doesn’t register. Only drifting debris. We got him.” Sulu’s slight smile said it all. They had won their first battle in what was sure to be a long upcoming conflict.
“All hands, maintain general alert. Hold battle stations.” As was always the case, everyone knew their duty. The damage from the short battle would quickly be repaired and the Enterprise would soon see more combat.
“Damage report, Mister Spock.” It was an all too farmiliar question for Captain Kirk. And he knew it would be a question he would be asking all to often.
Lay out one Star Trek Combat Simulator map-sheet in the configuration shown. This represents the area of space where the conflict takes place. Use the Basic Starship Tactics Course rules in this scenario.
1 Constitution Mk IV Class XI Cruiser (USS Enterprise)
1 D-7C Class VII Cruiser (IKV Vorath)